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JAG Board of Directors

Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates Inc. (aka JAG Nevada) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that is governed by a board of directors.  Each board member is appointed by the Governor of the state of Nevada.  Formed in 2014, Governor Brian Sandoval appointed twenty-six (26) members to the board of directors.  The makeup of the board includes at least 51% from the private sector and includes a geographically diverse membership that represents most regions of the state.  The board of directors meets quarterly to oversee and conduct the business of the organization.

Name Title Professional Affiliation
Abney, Tray Director of Government Affairs Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Asher, Don Independent Asher Associates
Brekken, Katheryn (K.C.) CSN Foundation Executive Director College of Souther Nevada
Brown, Hannah President Emerita Urban Chamber
Brune, Nancy Executive Director Guinn Center for Policy Priorities
Butler, Takiyah Coalition Manager United Way of Southern Nevada
Chartrand, Steve    
Clausen, Kirk    
Davey, Jeff Senior Executive & CIO General Electric
Davis, Traci Superintendent Washoe County School District
Day, Jennifer Independent Consultant  
Diaz, Olivia Assemblywoman Nevada State Assembly
Douglass-Morgan, Sandra Director -External Affairs AT & T
Fain, Juanita Vice President for Student Affairs University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Gatti, Maria Jose Exec. Dir. Corp. Philan. MGM Resorts
Gonzales, Gabriel Education Organizational Management and Development NV Virtual Academy
Kieckhefer, Ben Senator Nevada State Senate
Leavitt, Liberty Graduation Initiative Coordinator CCSD School-Comm Partnership Program
Mathur, Punam Executive Director Elaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation
Moore, Tracy Education & Alternative Adult HS Department of Education
Moradkhan, Paul Government Affairs LV Metro Chamber of Commerce
Morris, Matt Superintendent Governor's Office
Newman, Janice Owner/President Newman HR
Olson, Nancy Adult Education Program Supervisor Department of Education
Patterson, Bart President Nevada State College
Perea, Dennis Deputy Director DETR
Skorkowsky, Pat Superintendent Clark County School District
Thompson, Tyrone Assemblyman Nevada State Assembly
Wells, Kris Area Manager- External Affairs AT & T
Woodbeck, Frank Executive Director, NV College Collaborative Nevada System of Higher Education